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EVGA 7900 GT KO 256MB

£212 inc VAT

Manufacturer: EVGA

Our Rating: We rate this 3.5 out of 5

There are cheaper versions of the nVidia-based 7900GT on the market, but most of them are significantly slower than the EVGA 7900 GT KO 256MB.

There are cheaper versions of the nVidia-based 7900GT on the market, but most of them are significantly slower than the KO. The EVGA boasts the very best specifications and pairs them with an impressive 10-year warranty.

But while the frame rates are strong and the warranty is one of the most generous around, EVGA's bundle falls behind its mid-range rivals in other respects: the software included extends only to drivers and trial programs. There is a full complement of cables and adapters, however.

EVGA 7900 GT KO 256MB Expert Verdict »

256MB DDR3@1,580MHz, 580MHz core
  • Build Quality: We give this item 7 of 10 for build quality
  • Features: We give this item 8 of 10 for features
  • Value for Money: We give this item 6 of 10 for value for money
  • Overall: We give this item 7 of 10 overall

The KO faces serious competition from the 256MB X1900XT, which is a much faster card overall – especially with antialiasing and anisotropic filtering enabled and at resolutions beyond 1,280x1,024. But perhaps the biggest problem is the KO's £212 price tag. This is considerably more than you'd pay for the equally powerful Gainward 7950GT Golden Sample or the excellent Connect 3D X1900XT.

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